Calhoun School

5.00 (2 reviews)
433 W End Ave
New York, NY 10024-0100
Tel: (212)497-6500
Grades: K-12 | 610 students

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students 610 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Calhoun School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
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School Reviews

   5.00 out of 5 (2 reviews)
5.0 Stars   10/01/16
My son has just started his second year at Calhoun and is in the 3"s program. We couldn't be happier with his experience thus far. He is excited to go to school everyday and has become such an enthusiastic learner. We are equally as excited to be a part of such a supportive, caring and forward thinking community. Calhoun is not just a building where our children go to school, but a community base for the entire family. Calhoun is a progressive, project based school that is committed to continuously reflect upon and better itself. We look forward to many years at this wonderful school!
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5.0 Stars   06/03/16
I am a current middle school parent at Calhoun and am very pleased with the progressive program. I'm impressed by the depth of understanding the students attain by learning in small groups. Teachers expect full participation in classroom discussions. My children's classes average 12-14 students so teachers understand each child's level of comprehension: who need more challenge or more support. At the culmination of an area of study, middle school students complete projects including a written report, presentation, and art project. These occur throughout the year in Humanities, Science, and Spanish/Mandarin with students either working independently or collaborating with classmates. At the middle school level, children receive a moderate amount of homework and are expected to be more thoughtful and thorough with the assignments. As a result, the students develop a deep understanding of the subject matter.
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